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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Smoking Cessation--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

On how many visits did your doctor or health provider recommend or discuss methods and strategies other than medication to assist you with quitting smoking?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 visit 2 visits 3 visits 4 visits None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,832 353 13.1 11.6-14.8 189 6.7 5.7- 7.9 72 2.5 1.9- 3.3 197 6.8 5.7- 8.1 2,021 70.9 68.7-73.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,298 285 13.3 11.6-15.2 167 7.6 6.3- 9.1 62 2.6 1.9- 3.5 169 7.5 6.2- 9.1 1,615 69.0 66.5-71.4
No 532 68 12.7 9.5-16.7 22 3.4 2.1- 5.4 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2 28 4.0 2.6- 6.1 404 77.9 73.3-81.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 68 9 15.8 7.4-30.4 8 14.4 6.5-28.9 3 4.0 1.3-11.9 5 6.0 2.2-15.6 43 59.9 44.6-73.4
Recommended Range 1,059 137 13.1 10.8-15.9 62 6.1 4.6- 8.1 29 3.0 1.9- 4.6 71 6.6 5.0- 8.8 760 71.1 67.6-74.4
Overweight 964 134 15.3 12.5-18.5 66 6.3 4.6- 8.4 27 2.4 1.5- 3.8 69 6.7 4.9- 9.2 668 69.3 65.5-72.9
Obese 650 66 9.9 7.4-13.1 49 8.0 5.7-11.2 11 1.9 0.9- 3.7 48 7.2 5.2-10.0 476 73.0 68.5-77.1
Current Smoker
No 306 32 11.5 7.6-17.2 13 3.8 2.0- 7.0 6 2.0 0.8- 4.9 8 1.8 0.9- 3.8 247 80.9 74.8-85.8
Yes 2,526 321 13.3 11.7-15.1 176 7.1 5.9- 8.4 66 2.5 1.9- 3.4 189 7.4 6.2- 8.8 1,774 69.7 67.3-71.9
Binge Drinker
No 2,410 305 13.3 11.7-15.2 163 6.8 5.6- 8.1 66 2.7 2.0- 3.5 182 7.5 6.2- 8.9 1,694 69.8 67.4-72.0
Yes 369 42 11.2 7.6-16.1 23 6.5 4.0-10.6 5 1.2 0.4- 3.8 12 3.3 1.7- 6.5 287 77.7 71.9-82.7
Heavy Drinker
No 2,630 328 12.9 11.4-14.7 183 7.0 5.9- 8.4 71 2.6 2.0- 3.4 185 7.0 5.8- 8.3 1,863 70.4 68.2-72.6
Yes 160 20 17.2 10.3-27.3 6 3.2 1.2- 8.6 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 9 4.5 2.0- 9.8 124 73.7 63.5-81.9
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 793 61 8.1 5.9-10.9 53 7.0 5.1- 9.5 20 2.4 1.4- 4.2 91 11.9 9.1-15.4 568 70.6 66.3-74.6
No 2,030 291 15.1 13.2-17.2 135 6.6 5.4- 8.1 52 2.5 1.8- 3.5 106 4.9 3.9- 6.2 1,446 70.9 68.3-73.3
Current Asthma
Yes 296 24 9.6 5.8-15.5 21 6.6 4.0-10.7 12 4.5 2.3- 8.6 44 16.8 11.3-24.2 195 62.5 54.9-69.5
No 2,514 329 13.6 12.0-15.4 167 6.7 5.6- 8.0 60 2.3 1.7- 3.1 149 5.6 4.6- 6.8 1,809 71.8 69.5-73.9
Diabetes
Yes 265 23 11.0 6.6-17.8 17 6.4 3.4-11.6 6 3.2 1.3- 8.0 35 13.7 9.2-19.9 184 65.6 57.6-72.9
Yes, During Pregnancy 30 5 20.3 7.1-45.9 3 6.2 1.8-19.0 1 1.8 0.2-11.9 4 15.3 5.7-35.2 17 56.4 35.6-75.2
No 2,483 314 13.1 11.5-14.8 164 6.7 5.6- 8.0 62 2.3 1.7- 3.1 152 6.0 4.9- 7.3 1,791 71.9 69.6-74.1
No, Bordeline Diabetes 54 11 23.8 11.0-44.0 5 8.2 3.2-19.3 3 6.6 1.5-24.6 6 8.3 3.5-18.5 29 53.1 36.5-69.1

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*Asked of respondents who stopped smoking within the past year or now smoke every day or some days AND who saw a doctor, nurse, or other health professional in the past 12 months.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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